Crohamhurst is a rural town in the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland. The town is adjacent to the State Forest Conservation area and a number of other tourist attractions. The town holds the record for the highest rainfall level in a 24-hour period in the country, which was listed in 1893, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Other historical accounts also include the opening of Crohamhurst State School on July 21, 1913. The school has been closed since October 14, 1960.
The Crohamhurst Observatory is one of the heritage-listed sites in the suburban community. Apart from tourism, the town’s local economy and employment is also supported by businesses and services from neighbouring areas.